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Associate Art Director - Design

for Apartment Therapy Media in New York, NY USA

 

Position Summary:

 

The Associate Art Director - Design is responsible for ensuring that all visual assets for both sites align with our brand style guide. This includes overseeing graphics and illustrations across both Apartment Therapy and Kitchn, under the direction of the Design Director. 

 

Accountabilities: 

Design lead art for editorial stories on Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn  

Oversees the creation of graphic design and illustrations across both sites and social platforms, ensuring they uphold our visual brand identity 

Manage and provide art direction to Graphic Designer and freelancers

Contributes to Editorial planning sessions by providing big ideas and creative insights

Hires and manages freelance graphic designers and illustrators, along with managing their contracts and invoicing 

Own projects from start to finish: design initial mock-ups, coordinate directly with Editors, keep track of deadlines, deliver finals once approved by Design Director and Editor

Works with the Design Director on art planning for each month, ensuring that art counts and budget stay within allotments 

Assist the Design Director on photoshoots for cover and feature stories

Maintain the production process for art, always looking for efficiencies and further alignment  

 

Experience/Skills: 

Strong portfolio that demonstrates an eye for composition, color and typography 

Minimum 4 years experience working as a graphic designer in digital media or publishing, 2 year experience as a manager

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

Illustration skills strongly preferred

Maintains a positive attitude that contributes to our fun, upbeat working environment

Must be a problem-solver who can think on their feet and stay calm under pressure

Can manage a budget

Meet deadlines with fast turnarounds, and implement last-minute feedback

 

 

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Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: New York, NY USA

    Zip Code: 10001

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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